Atlantic Canada Field Day 2017 / June 24-25th, 2017


From George VY2GF


From Alex VE1RUS


From Al VO1NO

The Annapolis Valley Amateur Radio Club (ACARC) will hold its annual Field Day in Annapolis Royal this year.

When:  1500 (3:00 PM) Saturday 24 June to 1500 Sunday 25 June 2017.

Where:  AVARC Field Day be held in the soccer field beside the Annapolis West Education Centre (AWEC), 100 Champlain Drive in Annapolis Royal.  To get there, take Exit 22 off Highway 101 and head towards downtown.  Champlain Drive is off St. Patrick’s Lane.

Category:  AVARC will operate in the Two Alpha (2A) Category using the callsign VA1AVR.  One station will be dedicated to voice and digital modes, and the other will employ CW.  There will be a GOTA station capable of using voice and digital modes.  It will use the callsign VE1FAL.  Depending on interest and propagation, there may be a 6M station.

Talk-in:  We will monitor 146.58 MHz Simplex as a talk-in frequency.  Visitors are very welcome!

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From Rick VE9MTB / W1MTB

Due to unforseen circumstances, the Field Day exercises scheduled by the St. Croix Valley Amateur Radio Club have been on CANCELLED for 2017. 

However, amateur examinations will still take place as scheduled: 3:00 pm (EDT) on Saturday, June 24 at the Alexander Elementary School.


From Francis VE9FCP

Bathurst Amateur Radio Group

Location:  VE9TEK QTH - 1786 Gowan Brae Dr. Bathurst, NB
(back yard, front yard, dooryard)
Longitude : 65° 40' 9.4692'' W
Latitude : 47° 38' 55.4712'' N

QTH locator : FN77DP
Call sign: VE9ZZ
Class: Two Echo - 2E
Monitoring Simplex 146.520 and VE9BAT (147.240 +)
Stating at 1800 UTC Saturday June 24th – Everyone welcome – Lots of food and fun


From Truro ARC

Members of the Truro Radio Amateur Club (TARC) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24 – 25 (between 1500 and 1500) at the EMO Building 39 Pictou Rd Truro.

For more information about Amateur Radio and to how to become an Amateur Radio Operator please come to meet us on Field Day at the EMO Bldg., 39 Pictou Rd in Bible Hill or email us at: [email protected]